Officers from the Roswell Police Department received information on the location of Patrick Smith, 49, who is considered a person of interest in the death of Lisa Smith. It is believed that the 44-year-old victim was set on fire. Officials located Smith at a residence in the 1600 block of South Madison Avenue.
The incident occurred Friday evening at the Mesa Verde Apartments, 502 S. Wyoming Ave., when Lisa Smith burst from her apartment in flames. She was flown to a hospital in Lubbock, where she died as a result of her injuries.
Detectives received Patrick Smith’s statement and then took him a hospital for treatment of injuries consistent with burns from a fire. No charges have been filed. The investigation is ongoing.